Mostly Credited As: Khigh Dhiegh
Sometimes Credited As: Kaie Deei
Birth Name: Kenneth Dickerson
Date Of Birth: August 25, 1910 (Age 81)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Spring Lake, New Jersey
Date Of Death: October 25, 1991
Cause Of Death: kidney and heart failure
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Despite playing numerous Asian characters throughout his career, Dhiegh was actually of English, Egyptian, and Sudanese descent.
Cast as Wo Fat on Hawaii Five-O after producers remembered him from his role as a Chinese scientist in the classic 1962 film The Manchurian Candidate.
Dhiegh's character on Hawaii Five-O, Wo Fat, took his name from a popular pre-World War II bar in Honolulu.
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